This number 7 Rum Bum Racing Prototype has a Riley MK XI chassis and powered by a Dinan BMW engine. It is driven by Matt Plumb of Newport, Rhode Island, and Gene Sigal of Los Angeles, California.
Plumb won the 2006 Grand-Am Koni Challenge manufacturer championship for Acura and finished second in points in the drivers' championship scoring two wins and seven podium finishes.
Sigal won the Rolex Series SGS class at Fontana in 2004 and multiple Karting titles. Growing up in Southern California, by his early teens Gene began to race go karts competitively, winning numerous awards in regional and national kart series. This winning veteran has an extensive background as a driver with wins in Grand American Road Racing, Barber Dodge, Formula Russell, Ferrari Challenge and Viper League and has won various events for Porsche, Mazda and Mitsubishi.
By Daniel Vaughan | Jun 2008
Sigal also enjoys his work as an instructor for Ferrari Challenge. Gene represented the USA in karting competitions in Guatemala and Brazil alongside Juan Pablo Montoya, Felipe Massa and Jimmy Vasser. Gene Sigal is also a three-time recipient of the 2004 and 2005 Rolex Series' SunTrust 'Improve Your Position' award.